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(From press release) Benefit the greater good while shopping for the holidays at the Davis United Methodist Church Alternative Giving Fair, Sunday morning, November 24, from 9:30 to 1 pm. The fair will include homemade items, handicrafts from around the world, calendars, cards and other seasonal items. All proceeds benefit... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Davisite
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(From press release) The city of Winters is the fourth local jurisdiction to join Valley Clean Energy, Yolo County’s not-for-profit public clean power electricity agency. The cities of Woodland and Davis as well as the unincorporated area of Yolo County are already members, having launched the agency in June 2018.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at The Davisite
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Many concerns raised about the proposed environmental analysis, timeline, and more At Tuesday's City Council meeting, an item concerning updating the old Mace Ranch Innovation Center (MRIC) Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the new Aggie Research Campus (ARC) proposal was pulled from the Consent Calendar, allowing for staff and Council... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2019 at The Davisite
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The guv sounds tough -- but he has no plan. And he's ignoring the only (obvious) solution to the current and future crisis. Gav talks tough about PG&E — until it comes to solutions. By Tim Redmond Gov. Gavin Newsom is sounding all harsh and tough toward PG&E as Northern... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to further their education or training are urged to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women. Applications are available at bit.ly/LYDA-apply, or by emailing Soroptimist International... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at The Davisite
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Pictured left to right: VCE Board member and Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor, VCE Chair and Woodland City Council member Tom Stallard, VCE Board member and Davis City Council member Lucas Frerichs, and VCE Interim General Manager Mitch Sears (From press release) Valley Clean Energy’s board of directors has announced... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at The Davisite
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If UC Irvine can produce affordable on-campus student housing, so can UCD Mesa Towers, UC Irvine: three 6-story buildings, opened Fall 2016, houses 800+ students By Eileen Samitz As a follow up to the recent excellent article by Roberta Millstein on the need for UCD to build far more on-... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at The Davisite
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My name is David Abramson and I am running for District 4 Yolo County Supervisor on the platform of a Local Green New Deal. A Local Green New Deal lays out a plan for local infrastructure, planning, and policy that will help us address the climate crisis we are in.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The board of Yolo County’s clean power agency has submitted a $300 million bid to purchase Pacific Gas & Electric’s lines, poles and other electricity distribution assets within Yolo County. The purchase would enable the creation of a locally owned and operated public utility that the board... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at The Davisite
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Can Davis Pioneer a Toll for Waze? By Todd Edelman At the most recent public meeting about the “Mace Mess” - on a summer evening at Pioneer Elementary - we were told that City attorneys were going to look into a legal way to keep traffic guided by apps like... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) One of California's pioneering breweries will celebrate a major milestone on Oct. 26. Sudwerk Brewing Co. marks 30 years in business, with a free community celebration that includes live music and art, and supports two local charities. The celebration is from noon to 9:30 p.m. at Sudwerk,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2019 at The Davisite
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This important semi-annual meeting is for updates from the City, County and UCD regarding UCD housing needs and impacts. (Click to enlarge) By Eileen Samitz In case you are one of many who are not aware of this important semi-annual “Town Hall” meeting, there will be a City-County-UCD 2X2X2 meeting... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at The Davisite
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Guests sit at long tables under the sycamore trees at Davis' Central Park at the 2019 Village Feast. Photo by Ashley Bruhn (From press release) More than 350 attended The Village Feast on Sept. 28, raising more than $38,000 to support early and continued education about food and agriculture. Davis... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at The Davisite
Note: Wednesday, the Davis League of Women Voters will host a presentation by Davis Deputy City Manager Kelly Stachowicz on The General Plan "What Is It and Why Do We Care!", 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, 3300 Cowell Blvd By Jon Li Davis’ General Plan expired in 2015, like old... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Sudwerk Brewing Co. of Davis won two medals at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival, more than any other brewery in the Sacramento region. Put on by the Brewers Association, the 33rd GABF, which concluded Saturday, Oct. 5 in Denver, is the most competitive and coveted beer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2019 at The Davisite
(From press release) The League of Women Voters Davis Area and CivEnergy are holding an educational meeting on the General Planning process in Davis. It is the first in a series of free, educational forums on housing that are open to the public. The meeting will be held at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2019 at The Davisite
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The following memo was sent yesterday to the newly-formed City Council Aggie Research Campus (ARC) subcommittee, composed of Mayor Pro Tem Gloria Partida and Councilmember Dan Carson, with cc's to City Manager Mike Webb, Assistant City Manager Ash Feeney, and Principal Planner Sherri Metzker. By Greg Rowe The following comments... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Celebration of Abraham is hosting an interfaith Feast of Fellowship in Central Park on October 14 from 5 to 7 pm. All are welcome: those who follow any religious tradition, those who are not religious, those who are agnostic or atheist. The formal program will be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at The Davisite
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Soroptimists give away pumpkins, paint faces and help kids play games and paint pumpkins at the Davis Farmers Market Pumpkin Patch, coming up on Oct. 26. Enterprise file photo. (From press release) Pumpkins, plants, face painting and a petting farm. Those are just a few of the highlights at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at The Davisite
(From press release) Large numbers of K-12 and college students have disabilities and, although schools are legally required to accommodate the special needs of students with disabilities, often they do not. On Sunday morning, October 27, from 9:45 to 10:50, the Davis United Methodist Church will host a presentation on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at The Davisite
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Uber photo modified by T. Edelman Todd Edelman sent the following email to the City Council today for tonight's Council meeting. For reference, please see yesterday’s article by the same author. Dear City Council, 1 - I feel it is important to note that when modifications to the bike share... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Valley Clean Energy board of directors has scheduled a special meeting for 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Woodland Council Chambers, 300 First St. in Woodland. The board is scheduled to accept the city of Winters’ request to join Valley Clean Energy, a community choice... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at The Davisite
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Credit: SWNS By Todd Edelman If Greta Thunberg had visited Davis last month for the Climate Strike, she wouldn’t have been able to use Jump bike share. Perhaps before arriving, she would have learnt that kids of all ages in Davis are the national champions of cycling for transportation: To... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) WHAT: Student debt in the U.S. has now reached $ 1.5 trillion and is currently the second biggest source of debt in the country. In 2017, 65% of students graduating from college had taken out loans, graduating with an average debt of $ 28,650 . In this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at The Davisite
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Complaints about parking availability and the battle over paid parking have been going on in Davis for decades. We are entering the final stage. By Daniel Urazandi Some local businesspersons and concerned citizens have drafted and filed an initiative that does what should have been done long ago-- sets a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at The Davisite